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Funny Understanding Quotes
Funny Quotes about Understanding

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Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey

They have come up with a perfect understanding.
He won't try to run her life,
and he won't try to run his, either.
- Anonymous

The power of intuitive understanding
will protect you from harm until the end of your days.
- Lao Tzu

Understanding does not cure evil,
but it is a definite help,
inasmuch as one can cope
with a comprehensible darkness.
- Carl Jung


 

Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.
- Chinese proverb

Understanding is a two-way street.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Peace cannot be achieved through violence,
it can only be attained through understanding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
- Philo

Everything that irritates us about others
can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
- Carl Jung

I do not want the peace that passeth understanding.
I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
- Helen Keller

Peace cannot be kept by force;
it can only be achieved by understanding.
- Albert Einstein

Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Any woman who understands the problems of running a
home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
- Margaret Thatcher

In the sick room, ten cents' worth of human understanding
equals ten dollars' worth of medical science.
- Martin H. Fischer

Shallow understanding from people of good will
is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding
from people of ill will.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The loving energy that I radiate into this world
is a gift beyond my own understanding.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide,
and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
- Robert Hall

And as he spoke of understanding,
I looked up and saw the rainbow leap
with flames of many colors over me.
- Black Elk

Even when poetry has a meaning, as it usually has,
it may be inadvisable to draw it out...
Perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure.
- A. E. Housman

Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding.
- Khalil Gibran

Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that
we are immune to their operations.
- David Gerrold

I owe much to mother.
She had an expert's understanding, but also approached art emotionally.
- David Rockefeller

Neither the life of an individual nor the history of
a society can be understood without understanding both.
- C. Wright Mills

Having family responsibilities and concerns just has
to make you a more understanding person.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

Humor brings insight and tolerance.
Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
- Agnes Repplier

Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and
disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
- Ambrose Bierce

People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand
my complaint about them not understanding me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family,
together, all of us laughing and talking,
loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future.
- LaToya Jackson

Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams,
but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit,
compassion, love, and understanding.
- Louis Gerstner

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of
understanding and misunderstanding.
- Diane Arbus

Data is not information, information is not knowledge,
knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.
- Clifford Stoll

We often attribute 'understanding' and other cognitive
predicates by metaphor and analogy to cars,
adding machines, and other artifacts,
but nothing is proved by such attributions.
- John Searle

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love,
of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God -
the rest will be given.
- Mother Teresa

In my own deepening understanding of myself
I find my capacity to serve others is deepened as well.
The better I am at self-care
the more genuinely nurturing of others I am able to be.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our opportunity is always to make the choice for Joy.
To see the world with new eyes - open eyes - loving eyes.
To choose compassion and understanding -
for ourselves, our family, our friends,
our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are composed of self-contradictions.
Each of us is loving in some moments - hateful in others.
Patient and calm sometimes - harried by urgency at others.
Understanding - and self-absorbed.
Reassuring - and sarcastic.
Generous - and greedy.
Trusting - and jealous.
Comforting - and snappish.
Original - and stuck in a rut.
Thankful - and needy.
Forgiving - and vengeful.
Nurturing ourself - and stuffing ourself with fast food.
Honoring our bodies - and overstressing.
Being Joyful - and Suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world is a better place because I am here;
the energy that I radiate into this world
is a gift beyond my own understanding.
Through ME, an all encompassing Love enters this world;
and I am profoundly grateful that the Powers of Light
have chosen ME to be a conduit for Infinite Love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stop! Breathe deeply.
Begin bringing peace to the outer world
by regaining your own inner peace.
Choose love, choose gratitude,
choose forgiveness, choose peace.
Begin with your own inner peace.
Then use that inner peace
as a platform from which
to approach the outer world
with perspective, understanding, and patience.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let us CHOOSE to bless ALL those around us,
not with an EXPECTATION that they should be more evolved,
but with UNDERSTANDING, and with our INTENTION
for a magnificent future for all humans.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Beginning today, treat everyone you meet
as if they were going to be dead by midnight.
Extend to them all the care,
kindness and understanding you can muster,
and do with no thought of any reward.
Your life will never be the same again.
- Og Mandino

Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding.
Much of your pain is self-chosen.
It is the bitter potion by which the
physician within you heals your sick self.
Therefore trust the physician, and drink
his remedy in silence and tranquility.
- Khalil Gibran

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do,
and the more genuine may be one's appreciation
of fundamental things like home,
and love, and understanding companionship.
- Amelia Earhart

We should not pretend to understand
the world only by the intellect;
we apprehend it just as much by feeling.
Therefore, the judgment of the intellect is,
at best, only the half of truth, and must, if it be honest,
also come to an understanding of its inadequacy.
- Carl Jung

The proper route to an understanding of the world is
an examination of our errors about it.
- Errol Morris

We need to be more careful, but more compassionate.
We must strike, not deal with terrorists,
but to broaden our understanding of the world outside our borders.
- Ricardo Lagos

This is just the beginning, the beginning of understanding
that cyberspace has no limits,
no boundaries.
- Nicholas Negroponte

We're having a hard time understanding where jazz is going.
What happened to jazz?
- Ken Burns

Boys are beyond the range of anybody's sure understanding,
at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90 years.
- James Thurber

Universities exist to transmit knowledge and understanding
of ideas and values to students not to provide entertainment
for spectators or employment for athletes.
- Milton Friedman

If there were a science of human beings it would be
anthropology that aims at understanding the totality
of experience through structural context.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

Is there anything more dangerous than sympathetic understanding?
- Pablo Picasso

I believe that we are here for each other,
not against each other.
Everything comes from an understanding that you are a gift in my life -
whoever you are,
whatever our differences.
- John Denver

Use missteps as stepping stones to deeper understanding and greater achievement.
- Susan Taylor

For me context is the key - from that comes the understanding of everything.
- Kenneth Noland

The method of political science is the interpretation of life;
its instrument is insight,
a nice understanding of subtle, unformulated conditions.
- Woodrow Wilson

The O.J.
Simpson case, they had no understanding of that DNA evidence,
and didn't want to.
- Joseph Wambaugh

There would be no society if living together depended
upon understanding each other.
- Eric Hoffer

It is an understanding with the Great Spirit or Creator
that we will follow these ways.
- Dennis Banks

The crown of life is neither happiness nor annihilation;
it is understanding.
- Winifred Holtby

I believe that women have a capacity for understanding
and compassion which man structurally does not have,
does not have it because he cannot have it.
He's just incapable of it.
- Barbara Jordan

We obviously need more love in the world.
And we obviously need more compassion and understanding.
Our leaders need to really address these issues properly now.
- Dave Davies

Understanding is a three-edged sword.
Your side, my side, and the truth.
- J. Michael Straczynski

At which time came to us many boats and we suffered them to come aboard,
being not able to resist them, which people did us no harm,
neither of us understanding the one the other.
- Will Adams

Understanding sometimes is not enough to explain something.
- Robert Ley

Words do two major things: They provide food for the
mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
- Jim Rohn

I have never read for entertainment,
but rather for understanding and to satisfy my eager curiosity.
- Bryant H. McGill

We accumulate our opinions at an age when our understanding is at its weakest.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Every Body has so good an Opinion of their own Understanding
as to think their own way the best.
- Mary Astell


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